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week festivities are under way in san francisco. the navy's hover craft and landing craft, landed in ocean beach. >>> the hover craft is part of the city's disaster response training exercise during fleet week. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating the men and women in uniform and giving them the grace they deserve, we want to take the opportunity to practice the humanitarian roll that our military has. >> navy officials say the hover craft could deliver supplies, equipment and personnel to san francisco in the event of the major disaster. and the main attraction for the weekend's air show is already in town. the blue angels arrived yesterday. the navy's precision flying team is set to practice tomorrow. following that, plu angels. -- blue angels. they will have a meet an greet. >>> and we have a crew in san jose, following the shooting involving the san mateo transit officer. we may have the latest what may have caused it on the 10:00 news. >>> the cost not the morality of california's suspended death penalty. >>> of course, the oakland a's.
for a victory hosted by navy. this is a defensive battle. he strips miller and he recovers it for the spartans. here is a terrific play. he looks like he escapes and makes an outstanding one handed catch. late third quarter and navy with the play action. he picks off miller. they lead 6-0 after three quarters. is anybody going to score a touchdown. he is not fooled on the pitch. it was 144 yards and improve to 4 and one with a 12-0 victory. golf becomes a team sport including the ryder up underway outside chicago. team usa and europe day two. no other golf tournament with an atmosphere like this. it was an 8-4 lead after the morning round. bradley drains the birdie putt. they win it 7-6. the rookies continue to dominate. four straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the singles matches. they need 14 and a half points. the abc7 sports report is bro
straight looking for a victory hosted by navy. this is a defensive battle. he strips miller and he recovers it for the spartans. here is a terrific play. he looks like he escapes and makes an outstanding one handed catch. late third quarter and navy with the play action. he picks off miller. they lead 6-0 after three quarters. is anybody going to score a touchdown. he is not fooled on the pitch. it was 144 yards and improve to 4 and one with a 12-0 victory. golf becomes a team sport including the ryder up underway outside chicago. team usa and europe day two. no other golf tournament with an atmosphere like this. it was an 8-4 lead after the morning round. bradley drains the birdie putt. they win it 7-6. the rookies continue to dominate. four straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the singles matches. they need 14 and a half points. the abc7
the sound barrier, for many the navy's f-18s are always fleet week's biggest highlights. it gab this morning with the parade of ships as vessels from the navy and coast guard traveled under the golden gate bridge and into the bay. but for 12-year-old wyatt jahue, it was all about what was flying overhead. >> i love the blue angels and the big giant planes. i love everything about airplanes. >> reporter: the air show included some impressive air acrobatics and some high flying action from the air force's f-22 raptor. spectators were also wowed by a stealth bomber. many of the thousands who came to fleet week heeded warnings about not trying to drive into the city. we found a few who decided to take their chances. and were pleasantly surprised. >> we tried it and we did it and there was no traffic. got all the way into the presidio and parked for free and walked down here. >> reporter: fleet week continues in the city tomorrow. the blue angels take to the sky again at 3:00 p.m. live in san francisco, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >> thanks a lot. >>> still ahead at 11:00, a rough day for t
on navy in indianapolis, maryland. first quarter, travis johnson. saabs trey miller. make that career number 26 tags for him. he has been unbelievable. then 9-0 in the fourth quarter. kyle nunn makes is nice diving grab in navy territory, sets up the 43-yard field goal by austin lopez. the freshman 4 for 4 on the day. san jose state shuts out navy, 12-0. and get this. they move to 4-1 on the season. >>> one last note. u.s. ryder cup team leads europe 10-6 heading into sunday's matches. diane, busy, busy sunday. niners, raiders, we got a lot to talk about tomorrow. >> all right. and it was great to see san jose state today to do so well. thanks, henry. >>> we are going to check in right with meteorologist rob mayeda on the weather. and it's going to be hot. hello, rob. >> we're going to see the a's game tomorrow right around just after 1:00. it's going to feel like a summer day out at the ballpark. and tonight we're seeing signs of warming for tomorrow. based on what we're seeing on the camera view, this is from san bruno mountain, notice the fog getting pressed down closer to the surf
. >>> now a scene from a movie right there on san francisco bay. we'll tell you about today's navy landing and the dual purpose served. and a cool down underway. fog is already starting to settle into the cost. sheaf meteorologist bill martin will let us know how much cooler it's going to be by tomorrow . >>> the nus navy landed on ocean beach today. this navy hovercraft is part of a disaster response training exercise that partially leaks military and local emergency teams participated. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating our men and women in uniform and -- and giving them the -- the praise that they de serve we also want to take the opportunity to practice the humanitarian role our military sdmraz tomorrow and friday the blue angels will be taking practice runs above the city. >>> we have our chief meteorologist bill martin here, and you actually saw that. >> i did see it. it's huge. so today as it cooled down a lot and you see the fog coming in about noon. the fog is moving into the bay right now. as you know it's 20 degrees cooler in some of the
the beloved blue angels. the u.s. navy pilots have been making practice runs for the big show set for saturday and sunday. it's part of fleet week and the parade of ships is tomorrow. here's a look at the other events going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday and sunday. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival will take place in golden gate park. the 49ers will play the buffly bills on sunday and the italian heritage parade is on sunday. it's definitely going to be crowded. make sure you take mass transit if you are coming down here. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty. >>> transportation agencies are gearing up for the busy weekend. and adding more services starting tonight. bart will have up to a dozen special events trained and longer hours to accommodate the crowds. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> time now 5:02 overnight news two bart passengers robbed at gunpoint as they were stepping off a train. this happened at 11:30 last
is a tradition that welcomes the u.s. navy, marine corps and the coast guard to san san francisco. nine american and canada vessels entered the bay and docked at peer 80. causing many to stop and stare because on this day there is plenty to see. >> we came in to see the giants and we came in early to see fleet week and see the blue angels and -- there's lots to do here. >> my job consists of maintaining the aircraft, doing prechecks before flight. >> there is would a three-hour long wait to get on board the hybrid electric ship in the country. >> capable of bringing the marines ashore, through our helicopters. the ship also has a lot of use in a humanitarian assistance, disaster recovery mission. reporter: here kids got to see it all. >> my grandfather was in the navy and my dad brought me here to have found and learn about all the ships in the navy. >> adults also let their imagines -- imagination run wild. >> the blue angels and fleet week, there's too much to do. reporter: the blue angels are still flying. they did get off to a rocky start. the started 25-30 minutes late but there are thousan
own got to hop in the cockpit and take a ride with the navy's precision flight team. grant lotus wasn't the only one though. the danville pilot best known for safely landing a disabled u.s. airlines jet on the hudson in 2009 was there too! you see him standing there. he flew fighter jets in the '70s and said he felt like a kid again! then it was grant's turn. >> 6.2 gs, which is pretty good. and we hit that on the break here. so we did pretty well. fought it off, stayed awake the whole time. we tid break the speed of sound. >> there's a lot more where that came from. tune in tomorrow for the in-flight video of grant. he may not have passed out, but did he get sick? [ laughter ] >> kron4 will bring you the blue angels show live, sponsored by jeep. saturday, october the 6th at 3:00 pm. >>> the baseball playoffs are set for the giants and the a's. gary is up next. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut e
that coming up. angels... the navy's precisn flight demonstration team... will make their way to the y area this evening. the blue angels are scheduled to perm for the fleet week air show, >>> the blue angels the navy's precision flight team will perform for the fleet week show saturday and sunday. they will be arriving at sfo around 6:15 tonight, probably right at 6:15 because they're right on time all the time. >>> so we get a check on the weather. >> we should. >> you'll know when they come. they come screaming into town of. i can't wait. fleet week will be great, although the weather will change between now and then. today hot outside no getting around that all the way to the coastline these numbers are now soaring. high pressure overhead. you can see the winds very calm over the bay. and well, as we head into the afternoon, it's going to be hot. it's definitely beach weather today. clear and mild tonight. these temperatures going to stay very warm, even through the midnight hour. then we start a gradual cooling trend tomorrow. still probably some spots hot inland tomorrow afternoon but
with the parade of ships as vessels from the u.s. navy and u.s. coast guard came under the golden gate bridge and into the bay. that was followed by the air show at 12:30, including some impressive of air ak crow bat icks. spectators were also wowed by a b-2 stealth bomber. the weather cooperated beautifully, viewing was clear as can be and not al at all hindered by the fog as in the case in years past. >> just makes you really proud to be an american and san franciscan and to be out here, just -- i just got shivers. just beautiful. great day. >> the planes are awesome. it's a great time, a lot of people out here. it's really fun. good times. >> reporter: and fleet week is a joint tradition between the navy, marine corps and coast guard and a chance for the public to see the military vessels and aircraft on display. the air show wraps up at 4:00 so we can expect an exodus of at least one group of people just a short from now. the blue angels are still flying overhead. we'll have a wrap-up of this show atite:00. live in san francisco, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >> i'm a little jealous.
this evening. the navy's precision flight team is scheduled to arrive at sfo tonight at 6:15. fleet week officially kicks off on thursday. the blue angels will be perm following at the airshow on saturday -- performing at the airshow on saturday and sunday. you can also watch them practice on thursday and friday. >>> a closer look at the stock markets ahead. details on one of the toughest anti-smoking laws ever passed in a city right here in the bay area. >>> a couple of reports tugging u.s. stocks lower. the company's largest fertilizer company has china and india weighing in. >>> san rafael now has the toughest anti-smoking laws in marin county. city leaders approved a ban on smoking in all apartments and condominiums as well as parks, bus stops and many other outdoor spaces. the ordinance includes special restrictions for the downtown area. smoking is also banned while on sidewalks and in plazas except when smoke remembers actively passing by on the way to a destination. >>> today at 5:00, a major recall following a salmonella outbreak, not only in the united states but in europe as w
a lie is a look with the u.s. navy coming up. ñgñg there's a place, a dark place, we go. an uncharacteristically negative place for such a positive company... place... we go... when we describe our yogurt. tillamook yogurt has no high fructose corn syrup. no artificial sweeteners. no artificial colors and no artificial flavors. that's no, no, no and... no. of course, sometimes no is a good thing. >> a navy hovercraft is scheduled to land. the military and vehicle is scheduled to arrive at 10:00 a.m.. and san francisco called we do not want any confusion over this drill. there has been some confusion so far but they are expected to end. people are waiting for it to arrive and it will be smack down in the middle of ocean beach. there will be generals, vips, mayor. so basically this is a hospital here it is a mobile hospital that is set up in times of war. should there be an earthquake that can set this up within one hour and have the emergency room doctors ready to go. this is basically a band-aid. they will take care of you as much as they can. they currently use this in
for proving the products work. >>> fleet week arrives in dramatic fashion. [ crowd noise ] >> a navy hover craft came ashore at ocean beach this morning. the 60's-ton l-cat can be used to deliver heavy equipment in a disaster. it plied a role in the days after hurricane katrina. events that will create grik this weekend. the america' >>> fleet week is just one of the events that will create gridlock this weekend. the america's cup series continues in san francisco bay, and the hardly strictly bluesgrass festival starts friday. >> paul's got the forecast for those weekend events coming up in two minutes. ,,,, >>> did you feel the change ten? it was 5 or 10 degrees cooler in some points. but in downtown san francisco, what a change! we can see the moon right now, beautiful shot out there over the bay bridge. current temperatures, getting cooler. concord, 61, livermore, 65. downtown san francisco, 59, and san jose, 64 degrees. 4:00 yesterday versus 4:00 in the afternoon today. that was a 30-degree difference in downtown san francisco! down to 64. oakland dropped 24 degrees because everybody w
at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it h
month old son. she faces burglary and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing tir jaw dropping maneuvers ove the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. ameri cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pic pocket or theft fm person or
laden man hunt is set to debut two days before the election. navy seals killed osama bin laden in may 2011. the film which will air on the national geographic channel is distributed by the weinstein company, the chairman is a prominent fundraiser for the obama campaign. national geographic says the timing is not meant to be political. >>> turkey wants an emergency nato meeting after bombs launched from syria hit a turkish border town. five civilians and three children were killed. the syria calls it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were
the navy has to offer, you'll want to arrive early. reporting live here at pier 32, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> all right, bob. thank you very much. he's one of the lucky ones that gets to check that out. >>> at and t park, you can feel the excitement. treated to two playoff games. amy has been camping out since 4:30 a.m. she has the forecast on lockdown. a good morning to you, a long day so far. >> reporter: but a good day, jon, for sure. so as you said, we have been here since 4:30 this morning. and pretty much the sea gulls were asleep at that point. 8:00 the buzz started happening. right now we have grounds crew guys working on the field. they are painting the 2012 post season logo. getting the field prepped with all the paraphernalia that represents the october quest that we're on. with tv crews coming in, they are miking the stadium. it's very, very busy right now. we have tours coming in. but probably the best news to share with fans so far today that broke around 7:00 a.m. was major league baseball announcing the nlds schedule through tuesday. we have a graphic to help fol
navy ships. let me show you some of these views. looking at the water, some people are already set up. the air show = call:30. and it is the highlight of fleet week at 12:30. and already, if you cannot make it down here. to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. however, if you are going to be coming down there is plenty of space available. you can see there are some people set up. this family were out here earlier at 6:00 a.m. with plenty of food. and plenty of space available along the sidewalk. you can see alcatraz in the background, this navy ships are going to be coming through by 11:00 a.m. they are devising to use public transportation and -- fe are advising to use public transportation. marty gonzales, i'm going to send it back to you. let me tell you that i wish i was with you in the studio because of this food is making me hungry. i have seen potato chips, corn dog. however, it is making me hungry. >> you need to make some friends. thank you, mike. let me remind you to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune int
week. the navy holds a drill and shows up with a vehicle that it plans to roll out in the event of a major disaster in san francisco. >>> and new information on that collision wean the big rig and amtrak train in the central valley this week. what the driver has now told investigators. >>> happening now, occupy protesters are throwing their weight behind richmond residents who say they are angry about the chevron refinery fire that happened back in august. a group is gathered right now near the refinery, holding the rally. after marching to the station to this point. you're looking at live images from newschopper 2. we're going to focus it on the group that appears to be blocking the street. this scene is taking place on the right-hand side of 580 as you're just about to cross the richmond-san rafael bridge. this one intersection does appear to be closed off. the fire, when it happened, sent a big toxic cloud over the city of richmond. as a result, thousands of residents went to the hospital in the next few days with respiratory problems. residents are submitting a list of dema
is open for tours. it was the navy's only hybrid electric vessel. agatha and jodi are first in line today to see it. >> it's just a really need opportunity. you don't really get to see these things, especially in idaho falls, idaho. my husband wanted to see this so we are doing it for our anniversary. >> happy anniversary. >> thank you. >> that couple got in line at 7:30 this morning. probably a good idea because yesterday people waited as long as three hours for tours of the ship. it's free. it's docked south of the bay bridge. open today and tomorrow. back live for the shot of the ship. by the way, 3,000 people toured this vessel yesterday. you know, like i said, it's a hybrid ship. i made the joke earlier this morning, it's like a gigantic prius. i talked to a navy officer a few moments ago and he said kind of, not really, and we left it at that. live on the embarcadero, abc7 news. >> all right. thanks very much. >> the mayor said 100 more taxis will be out. muni is providing extra service, including the special service from the civic center. and you will see additional ferries on the
from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to neil armstrong. he loved the navy and the sea, and his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held on the uss hornet at alameda point, we are feeling the pain at the pump with gas pricing soaring. some stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. cab drivers to delivery, busy to the commuter, nobody is liking what they pay at the pump. food truck operators say the cost of business goes up another $200 a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass that along to the customers, but at some point we have to. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up, they jack is back up. it's like this on purpose or something. >> the spikes might be temporary, but if it a while, delivery charges and food prices could start going up for everybody. >>> higher gas prices have driven many people to wait in long lines to fill up tanks and dis-- at discount retailers. this is at a cots co. several stations with lower prices have reported even running out of unleaded fuel because of the demand. many econom
talked about soldiers, we had a sailor somewhere. i didn't want to leave you guys out. >> go navy. >> where are you from? >> new jersey. >> great to have you here. go navy. >> thanks a lot. >> my army friends. who are these cuties? >> asher and tristan. >> with iesbaden, germany, right now. >> armed forces network. and the birthday here for your guys? >> it's my boy ryan. his birthday is october 10th. >> all right. we're thrilled that you all are here. we're going to be back with a bit more in just a moment. ♪ ♪ i woke up to a new day ♪ every little thing gonna go my way ♪ ♪ i woke up to a light bulb on ♪ every little thing is possible now ♪ [ female announcer ] kraft singles have no artificial flavors and they're always made with milk so all you taste is something amazing. ♪ life is amazing with the love that i found ♪ ♪ like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. [ male announcer ] every time y
. >> great publicity for the navy. it sheds good light on us and the city of san francisco. i mean, y'all been nothing but welcoming so far and i'm excited to spend the rest of my time here. >> reporter: joe vazquez, cbs5. >>> never get tired of looking at the blue angels buzzing over the bay area for their practice runs today. the navy jets are here for fleet week. they will hold more demonstrations tomorrow. the show is this weekend when the blue angels will showcase their aerial acrobatics above the bay flying at times only 18" apart. >>> well, with everything going on this weekend in san francisco, highway patrol is preparing for traffic gridlock. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman with the warning from the chp tonight. mike. >>> reporter: we have been talking about this to get word out. it's all over social media but you know someone is going to go shopping this weekend and say what's all this traffic about? so be ready. >> reporter: the bay area is popular on weekends but it may never be as popular as this weekend when upwards of a million people are expected for a visit. there is a l
see it through this fence but we have a big old navy vessel and some of the sailing yachts for fleet week. it's going to be a busy loud weekend at least if yesterday was any indication. listen in. [ sound of blue angel jets ] >> reporter: that was the blue angels as they did a practice round yesterday. don't drive. that is the best advice. it shouldn't be a huge shocker but parking will be hard in the san francisco area. to avoid most gridlock, you can avoid the waterfront, use side streets. maybe the san mateo bridge might be a good option, bay bridge, golden gate bridge very popular and going to be very busy. now, if fleet week and america's cup weren't enough we made a map of a few of the other things going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, that's in golden gate park. giants games over at at&t. 49ers, castro street fair, italian heritage parade, and then outside of the city florence & the machine performing in mountain view, madonna in san jose, justin bieber is in town. we also got a cal game so, whew, there's just so much go
site over san francisco. news chopper 2 was there just minutes ago as u.s. navy's blue angels flew into town in formation for this year's fleet week. precision flight demonstration team will be overhead thursday and friday to practice for their performances saturday and sunday. and go to ktvu.com for more incredible video of those blue angels. just look for the video player in the middle of the home page. >>> and amtrak officials say the crossing gate was down when a big rig hit the passenger train in a central valley. that accident caused the plain to de rail yesterday injuring about 40 people. today investigators identified the truck driver as 32-year-old medina. investigators say they are listed to see if he was impaired or if there was a mechanical problem with his big rig. the train tracks reopened this morning. >>> emotions are running high on the campus of an east bay middle school. students, parents and staff are trying to come to grips with the death of a teacher. the teacher's apparent suicide comes less than a week after he was accused of an inappropriate relationship wi
without the blue angeled. the navy pilots were in formation at precisely 6:15 this evening. they'll be practicing their maneuver in bay area skies starting thursday afternoon. then, they will be dazzling crowds over the weekend starting friday, saturday, sunday. pulling off all of the aerobattics. they are hosting a meet and greet on friday night. >> so cool to see. blue angels, america's cup, giants, 49ers. >> no time for all of them. >> what do we do this weekend? ♪ most paints have color that sits on the surface. but nothing beats benjamin moore's color lock technology that locks color right in, no matter how often you wash it. color lock technology. exclusively from your benjamin moore retailer. find your perfect color with a buy one, get one pint offer. visit benjaminmoore.com/promo. 100% new. ♪ 100% greek. 100% mmm... ♪ oh wow, that is mmm... ♪ in fact it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. well ok then, new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. ♪ >> announcer: it's "the tonight show with jay leno," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" ban
. and he says today was better than he remembered. >>> look at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as
and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter
burglary and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >
the big navy vessel for fleet week and we also have some of the america's cup sailing yachts. these will be two busy draws, a loud weekend if yesterday was an indication. this is video taken yesterday of practice rounds. that's the blue angels flying overhead. don't drive. this shouldn't be a shocker but parking will be hard. to avoid the most gridlock avoid the waterfront. use side streets less popular bridges like the san mateo bridge we made a map of a few of the other things going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass at golden gate bridge. giants games at at&t. 49ers, castro street fair, italian heritage parade and outside the city we have florence and the machine in mountain view, madonna in san jose, a cal game, whoo, i'm exhausted and i haven't named all the events this weekend. so use mass transit. that's the best advice. bart, ferries, muni are stepping up service this weekend. by the way, we have learned that bart actually had two of their top 10 ridership days earlier this week and they only expect those numbers to soar continuing into saturday and sunday. so to g
for everyone. so we actually got a little head started and we got to hop on board the uss macon island a navy assault ship here for fleet week. you may have seen it docked in the bay. it's offering tours this weekend, lots of different aircraft on board. it has a mobile surgical center so it could be called in to help san francisco if there was ever an earthquake or other disaster. >> ships like this responded to hurricane katrina in new orleans and ships like this responded to haiti following the earthquake down there. >> reporter: here's a map of what else is going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, at golden gate park. giants games, 49ers, the castro street fair, italian heritage parade, that's in north beach, and even more going on outside the city like florence & the machine in mountain view and madonna happens to be performing in san jose. san francisco's police chief talked about the exceptionally busy weekend today on our morning show. >> you know, we have just about every san francisco police officer working and god bless them. they know how big an event it is. we got little to n
this saturday at the fleet week celebration. there are new features such as public tours of the navy coastguard and royal canadian ships. and also training exercises to encourage cooperation and collaboration and a possible disaster. you're going to want to tune in if you want to get all the action in the sky hour channel is the best place to do that saturday at 3:00. >> still ahead on the kron for morning news a massive pumpkin to show you. one that shattered the world record we will tell you how much it waited a minute. here's a live look out of walnut creek we're currently following hot interest. livermore, once again hitting the century mark once again current temperature those 63 we have a lot of heating up to do between now and 3:00 p.m.. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >> a giant pumpkin breaks the world record. it weighs in at 2,900 lbs.. the pumpkins proud owner says that this one could grow 40 lbs. each week during its growth. . the on a one $1,000 for that pumpkin was a massachusetts
. you can't have fleet week without having the famed blue angels. the navy pilots are headed to sfo. they're going to land in just a few minutes. they'll start practicing their position maneuvers over the bay area skies thursday afternoon 1:00 to 5:00. keep your eyes up, look out and plug your ears. they'll be dazzling crowds at the fleet week air show on friday, saturday and sunday. showing off the goods as they do every time they're in town. about a million people expected to be watching over those three days looking up at the sky and being able to see the magic that they do over san francisco. very exciting. and then they're going to do a meet and greet at pier 39 on friday night. for right now, check it out. the best of the best right over the bay area. >>> they show up and then you pay up apparently. the investigative unit first exposed elected officials raking in fees for making public appearances last month. tonight we uncover more questionable spending by the bay area's largest water district. jenna? >> 286 bucks plus mileage. that's what the santa clara water valley distric
in the bay area. they came into sfo. they are here for fleet week. the navy's precision flight team is always a fleet week highlight. and, of course, new can't make it to fleet week saturday and sunday, they will be practicing over the bay thursday and friday. you'll hear the sound of freedom all over the bay area. and like i said, the air show is on saturday and sunday. so they have arrived. they're here and it's that time of year . >> if you don't see them, listen. you'll hear them. >> we have both flown with them. it's exciting. >>> a christian legal group wants to overturn a new state law against conversion therapy. so it's suing. the law signed by governor brown over the weekend prohibits licensed mental health professionals from practicing therapies aimed at reversing homosexuality in teenagers. sacramento pacific legal institute filed the suit on behalf of a pastor in san diego who says he benefited from the therapy. the lawsuit claims the law violates free speech. gay rights advocates say the therapy can psychologically harm gay and lesbian youth. >>> they have been preparing for mont
. >>> a navy hover craft roared onto ocean beach in san francisco today. the hover craft was there, hoping to kick off this year's fleet week. it's landing was part of a disaster response training exercise. it could be used to deliver emergency supplies and crews after an earthquake or other natural disaster, where bridges are destroyed. fleet week continues right on through this weekend. you can head to ktvu.com for details details about all of this week's festivities. we have the hardly strictly blue grass festival, and of course fleet week. >>> our presidential debate coverage continues right after the break. >> we watched the debate with several political experts at a packed event in the south bay. when it comes to who won, they do not agree. >> in seven minutes, a fundamental change to california's criminal justice system. the measure voters will consider to end the death penalty as we know it. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, a
on saturday. we have been saying a lot of people walking past. there are a lot of navy sailors coming through. everybody will be out here in join this. >> you are looking ed video from this morning with the military vehicles that were being unloaded. fleet week is not all about fun and games. if is a preparing this setting. we have the ship that has ben all over the world. and so in san francisco we are expecting. >> he added that he is impressed with what the hasting. stay with kron 4 our fleet week coverage errors. we will have all the sights and sounds of live and you can watch all from the comfort of your home. five people killed within 18 hours. the murders are not connected and they're dealing with the height of crime. the police feared a new anonymous tip program for residents to help the police track down criminals. all you have to do is pull out your cell phone as if you are born to semitic text message to 8888277 and all you have to do is tax the word to. from there they will receive their response telling them to submit their response. they're using this tip launch program on a fre
of this weekend's air show. fleet week is more than the navy's blue angels it's ships and sailors in port and on leave. >> to be truthful because i'm an honest guy, my plan is to do the sailor thing and that's to drink. >> the blue angels are part of a bigger show. >>> a spike at the pump. the increase and what's beyond it. >> the chase that led deputies through two cities in just the last hour. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. >>> developing news now, a wild chase in the east bay in just the past hour. alameda county
the navy's blue angels it's ships and sailors in port and on leave. >> to be truthful because i'm an honest guy, my plan is to do the sailor thing and that's to drink. >> the blue angels are part of a bigger show. >>> a spike you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >>> developing news now, a wild chase in the east bay in just the past hour. alameda county sheriff's deputies chased a woman from san leandro to oakland entirely on east 14th. she went through one red light after the other. our cameras caught the chase on 14th. when she got to the end of east 14th she turned around and he
people up in the air. up next, where some lucky fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best, for maybe it's the blue grass festival drawing to you san francisco this ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >>> the blue angels, what are they doing on the ground? oh, they are signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes roaring] >> today they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along san francisco waterfront and all over the bay area, all for fleet week. the blue angels will be san francisco's biggest draw this week
. >> this afternoon the blue angels pilots will be wowing about a million people. where a lucky fan got with the navy's best. maybe it's the bluegrass festival that dr >> terry: the blue angels signing autographs last night. okay, now we recognize them. they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco waterfront, over in marin county, everywhere, part of fleet week. blue angels will be the biggest draw but a number of other major events around the bay area. cornell bernard is live at marina green. this could be gridlock. >> reporter: yeah, definitely. good morning. so many events, so many people. most of them headed right here to the marina green where it could be a gorgeous day. check out the fog slowly lifting over the golden gate bridge. america's cup yacht racing later today and the blue angels set to perform this afternoon. the air show will thrill the crowds but getting here could take a while if you are driving. like terry said, expect gridlock especially on the embarcadero where there will be lane closures. bill and fran are visiting and they
son to -- apprenticed his son to a group of bomb makers. >>> the navy's newest destroyer will be commissioned. u. snches s. michael murphy cruzed into the harbor. it's neamed after a navy -- named after a navy seal killed in 2009. the destroyer was built at the bath rye ron work dms maine. -- iron works in maine. >>> california has become the first state in the country to ban therapies that attempt to change the sexual orientation of minors. yesterday governor jerry brown signed the bill banning mental health practitioners from performing preparative therapy on minors. it's been labeled dangerous and abusive and could raise the risk of depression and suicide in young people. >>> in election 2012 news, we're three days away from the first presidential debate. president obama will head from washington to nevada. he has a campaign stop at a las vegas high school. he is going to stay in nevada before traveling to denver on wednesday. republican challenger mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. political analysts say he needs a strong showing with recent
. >>> the blue angels, the navy's precision flight demonstration team will make their way to the bay area tonight. >> they are always fun. the blue angels scheduled to perform for the fleet week airshow saturday and sunday due to arrive at sfo about 6:15 tonight. >>> practice racing on the water set to begin at 4:00 this afternoon for the america's cup world series yacht race. the actual competition is set for thursday through sunday. the america's cup village set up at the little marina green on marina boulevard in san francisco. so you better do a little walking this weekend. >> no kidding. >> it's going to be crowded everywhere. >>> in the next half hour, first duchess kate now prince william. the latest twist in the royal nude photo scandal. >> plus their wildest dreams coming through. the as clinch the big play-off spot for the first time in six years. the unlikely road to victory coming up. >> reporter: we're live in vallejo where a house fire damages half of the house. i just spoke with the people inside. we'll tell you the one valuable thing one of the occupants tried to save. ,, ,, ,,, w
of the worst seasons with 150 deaths have been reported nationwide and a navy hovercraft is a set to land on ocean beach as part of the response. if you see something. the military vehicle is arriving at 10:00 a.m. it is part of the kickoff for fleet week. if necessary it could deliver supplies. in the event of a major earthquake. >> let us take a double live look at our shot from mt. tam. it is clear. the bay bridge approach also looking clear. cough hope th today will be cooler. >> yesterday was intense and a bit unbearable. if you did not like yesterday's i guess that i have good news. it is a clear and warm start. with cloud coverage and fog along the coast. really it just depends on weather that sea breeze will kick in. if it does it will be a pretty warm afternoon. upper 70's in the beaches. and for the early afternoon. that fog could return to the coast. as early as 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. something to be concerned with. taking a look at your current conditions with low 70's and imild start. and as we check up where temperatures are going to go for this afternoon. temperatures are show
. but they will be around all weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team set to perform for fleet week festivities on saturday and sunday. here's a treat. captain chelsea sully sullenberger of danville famous for that emergency landing on the hudson river years back will be a passenger on one of the planes during a demonstration near sfo at noon today. we have a full schedule. check it out, it's available at cbssf.com. that will be fun. >>> wall street will be watching what hewlett-packard's boss has to say today here in san francisco as well. >> meg whitman will give her annual presentation to investors. hp is coming off its worst quarter ever and stocks have fallen to a 10-year low. whitman told the "new york times" last week that she will have to explain strategies for the company and how it will grow. more layoffs in silicon valley this time at juniper network. they will cut 500 workers in sunnyvale, more than 5% of its workforce. it's a move to cut operating expenses. the company is not saying how many of the layoffs will be in the bay area. >>> u.s. stock futures are slightly hig
fans are gearing up for the blue angels' annual bay area show. look upstairs over the weekend. the navy's precision flight demonstration team soared into town yesterday is set to perform at fleet week all weekend long on saturday and sunday. captain chelsea sully sullenberger of danville famous of course for that emergency landing on the hudson river in new york, he will be a passenger actually on one of the planes during a demonstration near the san francisco airport around noontime today. we have a full schedule, it's available at our website, cbssf.com. >> there's a lot of big of local events this weekend but some people are wondering if it might be a little too much for san francisco to handle. >> the events include 49ers football, the giants in the major legal baseball play-offs, the blue angels as we mentioned, and america's cup yacht racing. san francisco is gridlocked even without big events going on. but the mayor is optimistic. >> they are investing in the infrastructure, which is the buses, the tracks, the trains, the traffic flow. and they are going to get better. >> public
. but there was a different type of spectacle today the u.s. navy and a record landed a hovercraft on ocean beach. take a look this was part of a training exercise how they can implement disaster relief. this was deployed after hurricane country not and has helped out during several humanitarian relief efforts around the globe. the mayor, the police chief w-- were on the scene. this was also on display is one of the realistic dummys to train for the type of trauma that victim's could encounter. >> this is the type of turning to train our deployment. and fifth-of- training. from the waist down we can have a remote control and it will move the legs. and this well stimulate blood. the entire point of this is to keep teach our medical and hospital personnel. to effectively stop the bleeding. >> the medical the split will be on display for the maureen of crete in san francisco this saturday. as a reminder, kron 4 is bringing new people angels to watch the blue angels during fleet week, tune into kron 4. hosted by george rask and mark danon. that medical-display hovercraft will be on display on ocean beach in san f
in the cockpit with the blue angels. it is a navy precision flying team. take a listen to his experience. . >> that is great. where are we? after takeoff. . the speed of sound. >> i can hear it. the speed of sound. >> that is even below the speed of sound. and there he goes >> the sites, the sounds and you can see what it was like but even behind the controls of the blue angels fighter jet? we found out. take a listen. >> the is the u.s. as a bowling hornet. this is one of the oldest. we put a shiny paint job on it and this is all completely functional. with the words and markings allowing this tight formation. of all the 18 in.. this is our commanding officer, this is the no. 3, this is the no. 4 pilot. >> this requires an intense amount of focus it is kind of like an athletic workout every time we fly. when we are flying that fast and at that altitude without speed. it requires focus, and intense concentration. and the athletic ability that we are doing the right thing. not ask for a more stunning background with the golden gate and alcatraz. and just the topography, the geography is g
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